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I Battle Depression

If you're looking for depression support, meet a group of friendly people fighting depression and the feeling of being depressed. 69,830 People

    I am feeling better.Talking with my family

    and my close friends,going for a walk everyday,helping people,making them happy...it makes me happy too.I am not hopeless,i am not gonna give up.I will fight :)
    ughjustfiveminutesmore ughjustfiveminutesmore 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    IF YOU'RE THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE,

    READ THIS. Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You're just ready to give up. So you go to your room, close the door, & you take out that sucide note you've written & rewritten over & over & over. You take...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 8 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    "The loneliest people are the kindest.

    The saddest people smile the brightest. The most damaged people are the wisest. All because they do not want to see anyone else suffer the same way."
    biancaxxb biancaxxb 18-21, F 12 Responses Mar 13

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    Weekend... Please just move on faster.

    . I need to go back to work.. I need to keep myself busy and tired.. That's how I battle my current state of depression..
    logen88 logen88 26-30 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am so tired of the pretend to care crap on

    this website. People who truly need help are bombarded with other's messages that pretend to care, while they turn the conversation to their problems or offer ridiculous and cliched advice. There are no magic words to cure true depression. We just want someone to listen, to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    can someone tell me why it bothers me

    so much that when I told my friend I have been cutting myself for years decides to start cutting too.
    goodatnothing goodatnothing 18-21, F 23 mins ago

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    If you dont have depression,

    dont even bother telling me life gets better. The fact is, your living a happy life, and you dont understand what I am going through. If you dont have depression, you will never understand.
    NoOrdinaryDork NoOrdinaryDork 13-15, F 27 Responses Jul 3, 2014

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    Telling me I can't be sad

    because someone has it harder in life than I do, is like saying someone can't be happy because someone has a better life than them.
    NoOrdinaryDork NoOrdinaryDork 13-15, F 18 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    Neverending Fight

    Yes I battle with depression every single day of my life. Its part of my bipolar disorder. Some days are worse than others but Ive found a reason to live so I would never ever kill myself. Last year 2011 was one of the worst years of my life. Ive never fought with depression so...
    groundshaker groundshaker 26-30, M 36 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    Ehm.. well, since the meltdown is practically

    over, it was "nice" to let things be like how they should be and be weak for sometime to let all of the pain outside.. well not anymore. Im done. now lets get back on being positive and all of that crap.. yeah.. Whoever it was, whoever it will be, to ******* stab me in the...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There's a user on here with the profile

    battlingdepression. He's a fake using stolen photos & starts with being nice. The second he's caught out as a fake he calls you a fake & blocks you. Report him please!
    Fairydust1986 Fairydust1986 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I constantly think about ending my life.

    I have plenty of ways in my head to try. I just can't live like this anymore. I have a smile on the outside, talking and laughing on the outside, but on the inside, I'm dying. It's not fair to the people around me to put up with. I feel like a constant burden because of my...
    Hannah91B Hannah91B 22-25, F 5 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Omg.. I told my "boyfriend" about the Death of

    a family member last week and that i have a really hard time batteling depression... I don't know what to say because it was really hard to tell him (not personal we don't live near each other). However.. No reply.. Seeing party pictures right now.. That kills me.. I feel so...
    nsameshit nsameshit 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Depression Is...

    DEPRESSION IS NOT A STATE OF MIND! I am a Psychology major and it completely breaks my heart when I hear someone talking about someone who is depressed or wants to commit suicide. Depression is a mental DISEASE. Just like if you were to have cancer or a physical disease...
    InnerBeauty12 InnerBeauty12 18-21, F 42 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    PanzerVor PanzerVor 16-17, M 11 Responses Mar 14

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    I've just been at the beach with two friends

    and to of their friends. I noticed I was a bit intimidated by the two new guys. Because they'd appeared to have so fulfilling lives, not perfect or anything. But at least they are living a life, doing mostly what they love. Having a job, travelling the world and having...
    Sunshineo0 Sunshineo0 26-30 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I am so depressed right now.

    idk why. I just want to be alone. I want to curl up in a corner and disapear.
    KunFuZed KunFuZed 26-30, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Maybe I'm doing this the wrong way.

    .. maybe i shouldn't just ignore or block out the reasons why I'm feeling depressed.. its the exact opposite, because no matter how hard you try to ignore it, you cant just block it out of your system completely. Its part of who you are, those things could be your horrendous...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 22 hrs ago

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    I just jot a kitten. Never

    though I would be this happy. I don't feel so alone
    frommars22 frommars22 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    5 Things Not to Say to the Depressed.

    1. Cheer up, turn that frown upside down, think happy thoughts !!   We are of course happy that the solution to our misery is as simple as turning it off and smiling .. why didn't we think of this ourselves? .. oh that's right cos its utter rubbish. Comments like this...
    SamOnHisSoapbox SamOnHisSoapbox 41-45, M 94 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    Everyone Needs To Read This

    Depression is humiliating. It turns intelligent, kind people into zombies who can’t wash a dish or change their socks. It affects the ability to think clearly, to feel anything, to ascribe value to your children, your lifelong passions, your relative good fortune. It scoops out...
    genetica genetica 26-30, F 79 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    I'm A Miracle

    All my life I was told that I was ugly, fat, worthless, and that I would never be anything. Sometimes, I want to believe those things. But I learned that I am beautiful no matter what my body type is. I am me. No one can change that. I learned that life is too short to stress...
    imperfectperfectionist123 imperfectperfectionist123 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    I'll probably kill myself

    before 25 so you all should enjoy me while I'm still here
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 10 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    all around me are familiar faces.

    worn out places. worn out faces... bright and early for the daily races... going know where. going know where... their tears are filling up their glasses... no expression... no expression... hide my head I want to drown my sorrow... no tomorrow... no tomorrow...
    hollie2parker hollie2parker 13-15, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I don't like myself.I hate my image.

    I feel as if I push people away when I don't mean to.I get called **** all the time.Example my father tells me to die and go to hell all the time and calls me a worthless piece of ****.My "Friends" would call me names.I don't fit in and I just want to end it all
    BrandonDay BrandonDay 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Dear humans, STOP REPRODUCING AND ADOPT

    CHILDREN IN NEED. YOUR DNA IS NOT IMPORTANT, NOR ARE YOUR CHILDREN SPECIAL. STOP INVADING THE WORLD, IT ISN'T YOURS TO POLLUTE. Sincerely, The World. End of rant
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 57 Responses Jan 18

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    In November 2001, I suffered a breakdown

    and was diagnosed with PTSD and Major Depression. My depression was treatment-resistant; fortunately about 10 years later I found an effective antidepressant. I say fortunately, because I know some struggle much longer. There were days when hope was so far gone and the psychic...
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Feb 14, 2014

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    Depression is such a cruel punishment.

    There are no fevers , no rashes , no blood tests to send people scurrying in concern , just the slow erosion of self , as insidious as cancer . And like cancer , it is essentially a solitary experience ; a room in hell with only your name on the door .
    Josephine14 Josephine14 18-21, F 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I don't want this weekend to go quickly.

    .. it means that I will be lonely at school and it means my depression will be on my everyday...
    bpc2415 bpc2415 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I'm really tired of fighting.

    I just wish that I were dead. I'm tired of people telling me that "it gets better" when it doesn't and it never will. Don't you dare tell me that it gets better. I'm tired of telling people telling me "you're still young it can and will get better". I'm tired of people telling...
    lifesacruelgame lifesacruelgame 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Big hugs and love to all my ep friends

    and ep people in general who are going to struggle over Christmas due to depression, loneliness or whatever reason. Love you all.
    Brokenheartblacksoul Brokenheartblacksoul 26-30, F 7 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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    Confessions Of A Chronic Teenager - June 5, 2013

    Warning! This is a fairly long piece. Feel free to get your popcorn now, because this might take a while :P This was the final paper for an English class that I took last semester. Most kids had about a month and a half to write theirs, while I had a less than a couple of weeks...
    Vermonsterr Vermonsterr 18-21, F 10 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    don't kill yourself over a boy,

    he'll bring another girl to your funeral
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    Rip Robin Williams I got to meet him a couple

    of years ago at a function dinner in Las Vegas. I will never forget that experience because I felt he was a very dark, sad, and tortured individual. He seemed very very manic and unsettled yet also very sad. He had been in pain for years. I hope he is at peace.
    Brisco221 Brisco221 31-35, M 12 Responses Aug 11, 2014

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    Dealing With Depression

    My problems with depression seemed to slowly and quietly twist their way into my life for years.  At points it was so subtle I would be able to ignore it, or push it away, or think that it was just another bad day, nothing out of the ordinary.  Somehow day after day...
    suzanneontheriver suzanneontheriver 26-30, F 55 Responses Jul 12, 2006

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    I am having an alone day.

    I don't know what that means, whether I am too exhausted by the idea of interaction and social graces to be around others, or I am too scared and inhibited by shyness. Or maybe I am melancholic and want to wallow. I don't know whether the urge to isolate myself is harmful or...
    SkyChevalier SkyChevalier 22-25, T 1 day ago

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    I miss you so much granny,

    I never got to say goodbye nor hug you but you'll always be in my heart, not a day goes by that I don't miss you
    slipknotisamazing slipknotisamazing 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My Baby Girl

    I had a miscarriage when I was fifteen and almost five months pregnant with my baby girl Gianna. It was the most hardest thing I ever went through. It was so horrible. I had an older boyfriend who I was very much in love with. We became intimate three months into our relationship...
    KandyLuv KandyLuv 26-30, F 20 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    Three hours with my family make me realize

    why my depression was the worst when I was living there.
    omnomn omnomn 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Depression is not easy.

    Never easy. Depression, loneliness, anxiety, fear, procrastination - whatever evil it may be called. But one thing is for sure, it is debilitating. It is heart-wrenching. It is spirit-breaking, even mind-freezing. It sucked the spirit of life in you. Makes you feel both hopeless...
    TitaniumSkyScraper TitaniumSkyScraper 31-35, F 24 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    I'm self harming and afraid to tell family

    or friends....what do I do PRIVATE MESSAGES ONLY PLEASE!
    haircutluv haircutluv 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    Right know the only way out I see is a way out

    I don't want to see. And that scares me I'm just so sad
    ellaburg ellaburg 22-25, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I've never posted anything on here before

    but this would have to be the main thing about me I've battled depression for the longest time, honestly I can't remember a year I wasn't depressed at least once. My depression isn't constant it's not something that I know is going to happen it just does I've lost "friends" and...
    Nighskyvampire Nighskyvampire 13-15, F 24 mins ago

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    Clock Ticks, Nothing Changes

    The sweeping hand tick tick ticks, but nothing ever changes.  And you need the time to pass.  Not because you have anywhere to be; you don’t. You never have anywhere to be.  You just need the time to be anywhere but now, here.  Tick tick tick.  You...
    Little Bird Little Bird 31-35, F 203 Responses Apr 12, 2006

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    Depression is so weird.

    We put on happy faces to hide the fact that we are in fact so depressed, but at the same time, we pray for someone to notice and be able to help. For as long as I can remember, I've been hoping someone would be able to just KNOW that I'm not right, because I do such a good job...
    Sarah196 Sarah196 18-21, F 31 Responses Jan 12, 2014

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    I crack open 1/2 anti-depressant pill extra

    and then I hit the gym. FU depression. I am weaponized and am gonna fight my way back to happiness
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 12 Responses Mar 18

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